CBS to air Alabama-Kentucky and TV records

The October 4 game pitting Alabama at Kentucky will air on CBS, the Rap Sheet reported this morning.

What does this mean for Alabama? It is another high profile national telecast for the Tide. It also means Alabama plays on a network where it has a bad record. Alabama is 24-35 on CBS for a blazing .407 winning percentage. Forget the Gameday curse, Alabama has been cursed on CBS.

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Here is the breakdown by network:
ALABAMA TV RECORD BY NETWORK
Network Record (Pct.)

ABC …………………………………….. 65-21-3 (.747)
CBS ……………………………………….. 24-35 (.407)
ESPN ……………………………………… 28-20 (.583)
espn2 ………………………………………… 8-4 (.667)
FOX ………………………………………… 1-0 (1.000)
FSN …………………………………………. 1-0 (.1000)
JP/LFS …………………………………… 23-13 (.639)
NBC ………………………………………….. 5-6 (.455)
Raycom ……………………………………… 4-1 (.800)
WTBS ………………………………………. 10-5 (.667)
Other ……………………………………… 1-5-1 (.214)

Speaking of television
Alabama faces Georgia on national television this week as ESPN airs the game. The Alabama-Georgia series has showcased some memorable games on television. A total of 12 games have aired including the exciting Eric Zeier-Jay Barker game in Tuscaloosa. In TV games, Georgia is 6-5 against Alabama. Here’s a list of the TV games.

ALABAMA-GEORGIA TELEVISED GAMES
Year Result Network
1960 Alabama 21, Georgia 6 ABC
1965 Georgia 18, Alabama 17 ABC
1984 Georgia 24, Alabama 14 ABC
1985 Alabama 20, Georgia 16 ABC
1990 Georgia 17, Alabama 16 CBS
1991 Alabama 10, Georgia 0 ABC
1994 Alabama 29, Georgia 28 ESPN
1995 Alabama 31, Georgia 0 ABC
2002 Georgia 27, Alabama 15 CBS
2003 Georgia 37, Alabama 23 CBS
2007 Georgia, 26, Alabama 23 (OT) ESPN